My USB ports are not working, i had to get and old mouse with the round plug. also none of the ports are working. the keyboard still works put the printer doesn't or the ports in the front of the computer. HELP...
The conficker worm screws around with USB ports... I hope you didn't get caught up in that.
Right click "My Computer" got to properties then hardware and click on device manager. Expand the Universal Serial Bus Controllers. Are there any yellow or red marks, like exclaimation points? If so, you may have to reload the drivers. If not, I am not sure what is going on.
Even eminent chartered accountants are known, in their capacity as fishermen, blissfully to ignore differences between seven and ten inches, half a pound and two pounds, three fish and a dozen fish. ~ William Sherwood Fox, Silken Lines and Silver Hooks, 1954